On the Scene with Dr. Green

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Flat Rock Elementary School

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New Curriculum to Focus on Individual Learning

Teaching and learning in the DeKalb County School District will be enhanced through a new curriculum that emphasizes both rigor and individual student needs. The Curriculum and Instruction team presented the new curriculum plan on March 20 to the Board of Education. It is the product of nearly one year of development involving 228 teachers across the district and textbook provider Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. DeKalb Schools will begin implementing the curriculum for the 2017-2018 [...]

AdvancED Accreditation Review

News Release: DeKalb schools to be recommended for five-year accreditation from AdvancED. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – A preliminary report released by AdvancED, the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services, shows the agency will recommend DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following an intensive review of its academic instruction and financial viability. A team of 25 educational professionals from four states (Georgia, Florida, South Carolina [...]

School Board Appreciation Week

DeKalb County School District recognizes the contributions and leadership of our DeKalb County Board of Education as part of School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.

DeKalb’s Title I Schools Recognized For High Performance

Ten DeKalb County schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Reward Schools for the 2015-2016 school year. Two DeKalb County Title I schools were awarded the Highest-Performing School designation. Highest-Performing Schools are among the five percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance on the statewide assessments over a three year span. DeKalb schools earning the Highest-Performing Reward are: DeKalb Early College Academy Wynbrooke [...]

LOCATION UPDATE: On The Scene with Dr. Green

Please be advised that the next On The Scene with Dr. Green, scheduled for Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., has been relocated to Flat Rock Elementary School (4603 Evans Mill Road, Lithonia, GA). All members of the community are encouraged to attend to receive updates and to get questions answered by Superintendent R. Stephen Green.

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Superintendent Green’s Statement On Misleading News

TRANSLATIONS A conservative news and opinion website and online news aggregator has falsely reported that DeKalb County School District employees have been fired for their political views. It is important to know that this outlet never contacted the District or me to discuss the facts. The Southern Poverty Law Center describes this web source as “peddling white nationalism.” The article inaccurately represents the voluntary departure of three school district employees, two teachers and [...]

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